After a long winter, I always look forward to the day when I can step outside and hear the loud and familiar “FEE-bee” call of the eastern phoebe. This spring […]
Small flocks of brilliant blue and orange birds will soon be redecorating the shrubs and sumac thickets in open areas of Centre County. The eastern bluebird is a “temperate migrant” […]
Most people associate fall bird migration with birds leaving Pennsylvania to head south. However, a few species fly south to spend their winters in the Keystone State. Some of these, […]
Whether hiking along Bear Meadows Bog, walking around the Soaring Eagle Wetland or deer hunting on a mountain, I am always thrilled to see a pileated woodpecker. Sure to make […]
The white-tailed deer, our official state animal, is a common sight for most residents of central Pennsylvania. Living where I do in rural Centre County, it is a rare day that I do not see a deer. However, this was not always the case.